He didn't seem to be prompting her.
Betsy kept prompting Martha to take notes.
(2) The prompting of national ambition or a desire to wipe out the record of a humiliating defeat.
These he peddles still, prompting God and disgracing man, bearing for fruit his brain only, like the nut its kernel.
A few of the gents nodded off but the pastor would quickly bring them back we a raised voice and a fist pound, prompting a hearty Amen.
"It's easy to get into trouble when you're out scratching on your own," Dean said, prompting for more detail.
Enthusiasm for Corsica was a leading motive prompting him to this prolonged exertion.
Alex had provided all of that without prompting.
2.57) that Solon made a law that the poems should be recited " with prompting " (E inro/30Xij).
prompting to them, we have to notice another form in which the inwardness of Christian morality manifests itself, which, though less distinctive, should yet receive attention in any comparison of Christian ethics with the view of GraecoRoman philosophy.
In the preface the translator praises the king for prompting him not to rest satisfied with the literature of the West, but to have recourse to the "most pure and copious waters of the Greeks."
in 1530 at the prompting of Budaeus.
Thus, in his view, not merely natural inclinations towards pleasures, or the desires for selfish happiness, require to be morally resisted; but even the prompting of the individual's conscience, the impulse to do what seems to him right, if it comes into conflict with the common sense of his community.
By its prompting the thing grows, develops and decays, while this " germinal reason," the element of quality in the thing, remains constant through all its changes.
Rioting took place at Rome at the prompting of the popular leaders, Sulla narrowly escaping to his legions in Campania, whence he marched on Rome, being the first Roman who entered the city at the head of a Roman army.
The mass of the population of Gela and Camarina in the disastrous year 405 had, at the prompting of Dionysius, taken refuge at Syracuse.
Hopefully that would convert to chores done on time without prompting.
As a consequence the completest liberty was accorded to all Christians to take such part as they chose, it being assumed that they did so only under the Spirit's prompting.
It seemed the only news was bad news lately but then we cracked a pedophile ring in a Detroit suburb prompting seven arrests and ascended back up to cloud nine.
Both told childhood tales, stories of happy memories, each prompting the memory of yet another incident to their mutual delight.
Prompting the authors to recommend the use of Acticoat as a useful prophylactic against fungal infections as it has a rapid broad-spectrum of activity.
giggled again, prompting an annoyed frown on his part.
They wore their red ribbons to school on World Aids Day without prompting, and challenge homophobia in the playground.
OPTIONS -b Use batch mode; i.e., get the password from the command line rather than prompting for it.
nudged the ball against the swaying net prompting a Danish fan to start a red flare.
Strong voices emerge blaming the wrong policies for our problems, prompting an outcry for protectionist legislation.
Individuals who use the overlay without prompting and continue to do so long-term usually read faster with the chosen overlay.
prompting a critical reassessment of many of the originators, they're bringing the music forward into the new millenium.
prompting for a new filename.
Just before the Central Level Crossing, a wooden prop fell from the Unimog prompting a sudden stop.
shrill blasts on his whistle, prompting raucous celebrations from the Barcelona players.
This paradigm is heavily utilized in AI, prompting substantial research of the derivation of bounds.
Others attribute it to the queen, and there is no doubt that she hated Turgot for supporting Vergennes in demanding the recall of the comte de Guines, the ambassador in London, whose cause she had ardently espoused at the prompting of the Choiseul clique.
In his best known work, Bruges la Morte (1892), he explains that his aim is to evoke the town as a living being, associated with the moods of the spirit, counselling, dissuading from and prompting action.
The only other principles which he discusses are veracity and fidelity to promises, gratitude being treated as a natural instinct prompting to a particular kind of just actions.
The referee draws proceedings to a close with three shrill blasts on his whistle, prompting raucous celebrations from the Barcelona players.
Occasionally, a child's circumstances may change prompting the non-custodial parent to request a custody agreement change.
Some children gravitate toward art projects without much, if any, prompting.
These kids will find some way to express their artistic side without any prompting.
Remember to check in on the dog periodically, or else it will become unhappy and possibly get sick, prompting a trip to the vet.
By now, the song had devolved into an agonizing guitar solo, prompting puzzled expressions from the guests.
Faith's father was illiterate, prompting her to start the Faith Hill Family Literacy Project.
April 2006 - Sean Preston falls out of his high chair, prompting an inquiry by the Department of Children and Family Services of Los Angeles.
Links to relevant topics appear alongside feature articles, prompting readers to continue the conversation.
There are up to 200% more histamines present in red wine than in white, prompting specialists to look at the link between varying levels of histamines in red wine and the likelihood of developing splitting headaches.
Both of these methods may work by prompting the body to release endorphins.
Unfortunately, these feats of engineering can be somewhat uncomfortable when not properly fitted, prompting some women to believe that they could only have been designed by a man.
Like all Sports Illustrated swimsuit editions, the photographs of Serena in her designer swim wear are tasteful and inviting, prompting male viewers' admiration and making women ask "Where can I get that bathing suit?"
Chances are, someone may have used this product in a movie you saw recently--prompting you to remember to buy it!
It was very successful, prompting two Academy Awards nominations, three television sequels, and a 1998 remake.
The user reviews section is expanded under this, highlighting the most recent review on the film and prompting users to submit their own review.
Each side wished to release a different version of the film, prompting advanced criticism that the film was of poor quality.
While some circumstances prompting frugality may be out of your control, the end result is the same.
She convinces Ben that she is indeed traveling back and forth between time, after prompting a phone call with his father who is ill.
Sometimes the behind-the-scenes drama of what's prompting the casting changes is more exciting than a Grey's Anatomy season finale.
Despite this breakthrough, the watch was too costly for most people, prompting other watch makers to produce their own sturdy, water tight watches that most anyone could afford.
In a study conducted by the University of Maryland Medical Center, laughter seems to help expand the lining of blood vessels, prompting increased blood flow.
Common techniques in ABA are discrete trial teaching (DTT) and prompting.
An example of prompting is for the therapist to ask the patient to raise his right hand and then physically assisting the patient in raising the correct arm up followed by praise.
Avian bird flu media reports have been filled with outbreak potential in recent weeks, with much press given to the threat of a pandemic, prompting President Bush to implement a plan to combat an outbreak of avian flu.
The season ended with a unique incident, prompting lots of attention for Rycroft.
She told Ryan about her plans to move the morning she was leaving, prompting Ryan to file court papers requesting a legal custody agreement.
There are lots of sites around the web where you can download the Star Trek sounds you know and love, or stump your friends with a few they might not recognize without a little prompting.
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